AORN Foundation Student Nurse Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

June 15, 2018

Awarded By

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)

Award Amount

Awards range from $500 to $2,500 annually, non-renewable. Checks will be mailed to each recipient's mailing address and will be made payable to the recipient. Recipients must submit grades and invoices for allowable expenses (tuition/fees/books) no later than Aug. 1. Funding period covers courses starting on or after July 1 and starting on or before June 1. The only exception for earlier payment will be for scholarship recipients graduating in December. Those scholarship recipients must submit grades and invoices for tuition, fees, and books by Feb. 1.


The number of awards offered varies annually. Last year, 54 nursing student scholarships were awarded.

Additional Information

A selection committee appointed by the AORN President-elect will evaluate the applications and select the winners by a blind review process. The use of this committee is designed to ensure the impartiality and confidentiality of the selection process. In evaluating the applicants, the committee will consider the applicants' academics/transcripts and personal statement.

Deadline Info

Applications are available on the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Foundation website. In addition to the completed online application, the student must submit the following: es ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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